If you’re only just now getting a handle on all of the basic differences between American and British English, there’s a whole other U.K. lingo to learn: Cockney rhyming slang.
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No, the Brits aren’t just known for cider and warm beer. Some of the world’s most refreshing cocktails—from the reliable gin and tonic to the effervescent Pimm’s Cup—originated across the Atlantic.
Fans were abuzz after the first Doctor Who trailer for the new season was released at San Diego Comic-Con, and now we have a second thrilling teaser to dissect as we await the September 19 premiere.
Idris Elba is keeping himself very busy these days, from his historic Maxim cover to starring in Netflix’s Beasts of No Nation this fall. (And then there’s the next Luther miniseries coming to BBC AMERICA.
First, let us start with a note: There’s no more reason for Americans to know British geography than there is for Brits to know the names of the 50 American states and all of their capitals. But Buzzfeed put their up-for-anything …
For a nation of people not known for wearing their hearts on their sleeves, Britain sure has an abundance of terms for physical affection. In this episode of the Anglophenia video series, Kate Arnell teaches you a few British terms to …
In the parlor game “Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon,” you must tie the prolific star to any other film actor in six steps or fewer. Last month, we asked BBC AMERICA viewers to weigh in on the British actor who most fulfills the …
Doctor Who‘s TARDIS was ubiquitous at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, inspiring fan art and even some runway-ready couture. But eagle-eyed attendees may have spotted the ever-recognizable blue box swooping through the trees …
Yes! Finally and so deservedly, Tatiana Maslany was invited to the Emmys party.
After three seasons of wowing us with her multi-faceted performances as multiple clones on BBC AMERICA’s Orphan Black, the actress was nominated for Best Actress in a Drama Series. The voters have taken notice, Clone Club!
Every morning, we bring you the Anglophenia British Word of the Day on our Facebook page. If you’ve been following us, you know there’s a plethora of terms to learn.